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Macy's Herald Square

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Address: 151 West 34th Street, New York City, NY 10001-2101
Phone Number: +1 212-695-4400
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Sun 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Mon - Thu 9:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 9:30 pm
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From its inception, Macy's Herald Square was a store unlike any other. Over...

From its inception, Macy's Herald Square was a store unlike any other. Over the past 150 years, it has become a true New York City icon. Built in 1902, Macy's Herald Square was the first building to have the modern-day escalator, and it has continued to be a trendsetter. Today, "America's Largest Department Store" covers an entire city block with 11 levels of the latest fashions for you and your home. Macy's offers a full-service Visitor Center on the Mezzanine Level, plus restaurants throughout the store and exciting events almost every day.

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Huge store; biggest in the world?

They claim that this is the world's largest department store. Who am I to argue? It is a huge place with 10-11 levels. Some cool, old, wooden escalators at the top levels. Usually... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This Macy's is not only the biggest department store I have been in but the most fun. It is 9 stories high with a Christmas department on the 9th floor that is just amazing. Got lots of very cute and different ornaments that were even on sale. Loved this store, just needed more time to do every level.

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Charlton MA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I love going to Macy's and especially this one. It's easy to find in the big Apple and love the Christmas window displays. The volume of clothes, shoes, kitchen ware etc are wonderful. You can always find something at Macy's. Check out each floor and check out the wooden escalator!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Macy's is amazing it has 10 floors you need a whole day to go around it. It has everything you want and you get 10% visitors discount too and I love the old escalators. The big piano from Big the movie is in the basement. There windows is amazing. I just love this huge department store

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I love the snow globes decorations inside as well as the window decorations outside. Don't miss the 8th floor holiday store!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Wow what a fab shop, you could spend hours looking round. Visitors get 10% of anything bought. The Christmas window display opened the day we visited and are fab. Lots of people there to see it. The Christmas floor was great, so many baubles and Christmas stuff spent ages looking round. Bought some lovely baubles which were reasonably priced. On... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We were in NYC for a show and wanted to go see Santa at Macy's just once, since it's so hyped up. Express Passes seem to go on the weekends the moment they are offered, so if you want that option, check exactly 48 hours in advance of your visit. I did get an Express Pass, but it was at... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Whether you're shopping or just looking, you need to wander through this institution. So much history connected with Macy's and it's a delight to visit.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

They claim that this is the world's largest department store. Who am I to argue? It is a huge place with 10-11 levels. Some cool, old, wooden escalators at the top levels. Usually good deals here and you can save an additional 10-15% if you are from outside the US and go to the Visitors Center before you start shopping.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I've been to this Macy's several times - it's a very nice store. Mind you, it can get quite crazy at times, especially around holidays, but it's still enjoyable. The windows are decorated every year for Christmas with fun displays for the whole family to enjoy. The decorations on the inside are gorgeous as well, with garlands, lights, and robotic... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to NYC last week for my wife's 50th birthday and friends 10th wedding anniversary. Needed to get some shopping and Xmas decorations so made a trip to Macy's. Great to visit on Thanksgiving week and see the decorations and parade also, found some good bargains in the Xmas shop

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